Paving Her Own Path

Meet Valerie Ramirez Fernandez, Amgen scientist, whose journey from Chile to the U.S. was fueled by her passion for science and discovery. Her story displays a willingness to take risks and pave her own way as she reaches for a dream that was uncommon in her small copper mining city. With the help of teachers and mentors, Valerie now works in an Amgen lab where the scientific curiosity she had as a child is able to flourish.

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